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The Auburn Tigers have suspended All-SEC running back Michael Dyer from the Chick-fil-A Bowl for violating an undisclosed team rule.
Dyer is one of the leading running backs in the nation and was instrumental in helping Auburn win the BCS National Championship Game last January. In fact, he was named offensive MVP for that game.
Dyer is the first Auburn player to rush for more than a 1,000 yards in each of his first two seasons with the Tigers.
He has more total yards than any Auburn player and ends the 2011 season with 1,242 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns. He put up 1,093 yards last season — an Auburn freshman record.
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Running back Michael Dyer has been suspended and won't play in Auburn's bowl game on New Year's Eve, according to reports.
The school confirmed the suspension, for breaking unspecified team rules, according to The Birmingham News.
The Tigers will have to face Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Bowl without their all-SEC running back, whose suspension was first reported by...
Auburn coach Gene Chizik says the quarterback pecking order hasn't changed.
Freshman Kiehl Frazier might still have an opening to challenge Clint Moseley for the starting job in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Virginia. The winner would likely gain front-runner status for next season.
Moseley started the final five games after replacing Barrett Trotter, but has had three interceptions...
Yesterday, reports surfaced — which were later confirmed by the school — that Auburn running back Michael Dyer was suspended for the Chick-fil-A Bowl for a violation of undisclosed team rules. As the Tigers begin preparation for that game against Virginia, coach Gene Chizik was, as expected, tight-lipped on the subject matter. “When you see…
Auburn Coach Gene Chizik is taking over the duties of defensive coordinator for the Tigers in the bowl game against Virginia.
Auburn Coach Gene Chizik talks about Michael Dyer's suspension, beginning bowl practice, and more.
Auburn Coach Gene Chizik talks about coaching linebackers and his search for a defensive coordinator.
As the Tigers return to the practice field for bowl preparations, Michael Dyer's status with the team is in limbo.
The Chick-fil-A Bowl will offer a live webcast of its Monday, Dec. 12 Media Day featuring Auburn head coach Gene Chizik and Virginia head coach Mike London. The webcast will start at Noon CT and originate from Atlanta at Chick-fil-A's corporate headquarters.
Auburn has long been known as a hot bed of running backs. Over the past 25 years, since Bo Jackson's Heisman Trophy winning season, Auburn has been a running back pipeline to the NFL.
The recent news surrounding running back Michael Dyer is not good. The only thing we know for sure is he won't be on the field for the Chick-fil-A Bowl against the University of Virginia...
Auburn coach Gene Chizik says the quarterback pecking order hasn't changed. Freshman Kiehl Frazier might still have an opening to challenge Clint Moseley for the starting job in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Virginia. The winner would likely gain front-runner status for next season. Moseley started the final five games after replacing Barrett Trotter, but has had three interceptions...
Auburn linebackers Jawara White and Jake Holland talk about Gene Chizik the position coach.
Dec 31, 7:30 PM | Turf of Georgia Dome
Virginia Cavaliers vs Auburn Tigers Odds
The Georgia Dome hosts a battle between last year's national champion - Auburn Tigers - and the Virginia Cavaliers who are making their first bowl appearance since 2007 here in the Chick Fil A Bowl.
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